Call applications for the Klaus Toepfer FellowshipFellowship 03.01.2023
The Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme takes an integrated approach to the development of the personal capacity of early-career conservation professionals from the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia. The programme puts high-potential individuals into the centre of capacity development, while closely cooperating with the delegating institutions and promoting the participants' commitment and contribution to them.
The Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme is implemented by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) – the central scientific authority of the German federal government for both national and international nature conservation – in partnership with IUCN, the CBD Secretariat, the Secretariat of the CMS, and UNEP-WCMC. The programme is funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) through the Advisory Assistance Programme (AAP) for Environmental Protection in Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
The application period for the 2023–2025 cycle of the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme is now open! Early-career conservation professional from Central or Eastern Europe, the Caucasus or Central Asia fulfilling the programme’s eligibility criteria, are cordially invited to submit the application documents until 26 March, 2023.